Roses for You Socks

Roses for You Socks
Roses for You Socks

Free Knitting Patterns - Roses for You Socks

This clever knitted sock pattern was kindly contributed by designer: Susan Sarabasha of Susan's Spinning Bunny. Please email Susan with any questions regarding this pattern.

Copyright Susan Sarabasha June 2007 All Rights Reserved

A toe up sock with a twin leaf panel and Leap Frogging to help you avoid second Sock Syndrome

For the intermediate knitter

Necessary Facts

This pattern generally fits a med (lg) woman's foot. • Needles One set of # 1 (or 1.5) & 2 sets of

#2, double pointed (dpn) • Gauge 8 sts/inch, 9-10 rows/inch • Notions waste yarn, optional crochet hook, 2

row counters, embroidery needle • Yarn Approx 4 ounces of Spinning Bunny sock-weight superwash merino/

tencel yarn in Roses for You - 330 (390) yards. Divide into approx 2 equal balls.

Ultimate Diagonal Toe

Shape Toe

Rw 1: (RS) K29(34) sts. Turn.

Rw 2: (WS) Slip 1, P28(33) sts, Turn.

Rw 3: (RS) Slip 1, K27(32)sts, pm. Turn.

Rw 4: (WS) Slip 1, P26(31)sts, pm. Turn.

Rw 5: (RS) Slip 1, K25(30)sts, pm. Turn.

Continue in this pattern until: (WS) Slip 1, p10(15)sts, pm. Turn.

Turn Toe

Note: sskWSL means: Slip the next st knitwise, insert needle into loop at base of next st. K the 2 tog, through the back loop. P2togWSL means: Slip the next st purlwise, insert needle into loop at base of next st. P the 2 tog.

Rw 1: (RS) Slip 1, K8(13)sts, sskWSL Turn.

Remove markers as you come to them.

Rw 2: (WS) Slip 1, p7(12) sts. p2togWSL Turn.

Rw 3: (RS) Slip 1, k8(13)sts. sskWSL. Turn.

Rw 4:(WS) Slip 1, p9(14) sts, p2togWSL. Turn.

Rw 5: (RS) Slip 1, k10(15)sts, sskWSL. Turn.

Rw 6:(WS) Slip 1, p11(16) sts, p2togWSL. Turn

Continue in this fashion with: (RS) knitting until 2sts before marker, sskWSL, Turn. (WS) purling until 2sts before marker, p2togWSL. Turn.

until: Row 22: (WS) slip 1, p27 (32), pick up loop from base of last st and ssk with last st. Turn.

Foot

(Change to #2 needles for larger sizing) Knit across half the sts [N3]. BOR. With a free needle, knit the second half of sts [N1]- bottom of foot. With a free needle, pick up and knit 29(34) sts from provisional cast on [N2 • top of foot]. Work sts on N3 to complete round. BOR

Redistribute stitches as follows.

N1:15(17)sts • knit even

N2: 28(34) sts • Leaf Pattern Panel (see Table 1 on page 3) - place marker after 3(6) sts and after 25(28) sts.

Shadow Rib m Twin Lace Panel m Shadow Rib

N3: 15(17) sts • knit even. Continue working around until ~ 3 inches from needed total foot length.

Leap frog other sock through Foot.

A method to get through 2 socks at approx. the same time, one at a time. Now go back and start the second sock. Bring it to the next leap frog.

Shape Gusset

Note: M1FB•Make one stitch by knitting into the front of the st and then into the back of the st.

Round 1: (inc rnd)

N1: Knit to 2 sts from end, M1FB, k1.

N2: Work even in leaf pattern

N3: K1, M1FB, k to end of needle.

Round 2: work around even, continuing pattern on N2.

Repeat Rounds 1 & 2, 11 times. = 80(90)sts

You are at BOR.

N1: Knit without making any inc.

N2: Work even in leaf pattern

N3: Knit 12(11) sts.

4th needle and sts become N4: 14(17)

Slip N3 :12(11) sts onto a holder.

Slip 12(11) sts from end of N1 onto st holder.

You now have: N1: 14(17); N2: 28(34); N3:

14(17) plus 2 st holders with 12(11) sts on each.

Short Row Heel:

Note: Wrap means

On RS • Bring the yarn to the front between the needles. Slip the next st to the right needle as if to purl.

Take the yarn to the back between the needles. Wrapping is complete.

On WS - Bring the yarn to the back between the needles. Slip the next st to the right needle as if to purl.

Take the yarn to the front between the needles. Wrapping is complete.

Slip N3 sts onto N1. 28(34) total sts

Continue on N1 only.

Rw 1: (RS) K26(32)tbl sts, wrap the next st. Turn

Rw 2: (WS) P24(30) sts, wrap the next st. Turn.

Rw 3: K22(28)tbl sts, wrap the next st. Turn.

Rw 4: P20(26) sts, wrap the next st. Turn.

Continue in this pattern until: K2(8) tbl sts, wrap the next st. Turn.

Purl across to the last st and at the same time, pick up wraps and purl tog with st. Purl last st tog with first st from the gusset. Turn.

Knit across the row picking up wraps on the second half of the row. Knit the last st tog with the first gusset st. Turn.

Slip 1 purlwise, then purl to last st. Purl the last st tog with the next gusset st.

Heel Flap

With RS facing & N1, work back and forth as follows :

Rw 1: *slip 1 purlwise, Knit to last st. K last st together with next gusset st.

Rw 2: *slip 1 purlwise, Purl to last st. Knit last st tog with next gusset st.

Repeat these 2 rows until all gusset sts are worked.

Leap frog other sock to the leg.

Leg:

Redistribute stitches on needles, keeping the BOR in the center of the heel.

N1: 15(17), N2: 28(34), N3: 15(17)

Finish knitting to BOR keeping in pattern on N2.

Work even continuing Leaf Panel table until leg measures 4 -5 inches to floor. The length of the leg is really up to you.

Leg Ribbing

On med. only, dec 2 sts before starting ribbing, (56sts)

K2, P2 around for 1.5 - 2 inches.

Finishing:

Stretchy Cast Off

Rw 1: *k2, p2, cast on 1 st using back loop method.

Rw 2: Do a regular cast off BUT do not knit or purl the cast on sts. Instead slip each one purlwise and then cast it off as you would any other stitch.

Weave in ends and block.

Leap frog other sock to the end.

The End

You have now made 2 socks avoiding Second Sock Syndrome! Table 1- Leaf Pattern Panel

SSK/pass = ssk, return the resulting st to L needle and with pt of R needle pass the next st over it; then sl the st back to R needle Row

Shadow Rib 3(6)sts Twin Leaf Panel • 22sts

Shadow Rib 3(6)sts 1 K3(6) K10, p2, k10 K3(6) 2

(k1tbl, p2) 1x(2x)

K6, SSK/pass, yo, k1, yo, p2, yo, k1, yo, sl 1•k2tog• psso, k6

(P2, k1tbl) 1x(2x) 3 K3(6) K10, p2, k10 K3(6) 4

(k1tbl, p2) 1x(2x)

K4, SSK/pass, k1, (yo, k1) 2x, p2, k1 (yo, k1) 2x, sl 1•k2tog•psso, k4

(P2, k1tbl) 1x(2x) 5 K3(6) K10, p2, k10 K3(6) 6

(k1tbl, p2) 1x(2x)

K2, SSK/pass, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p2, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl 1•k2tog•psso, k2

(P2, k1tbl) 1x(2x) 7 K3(6) K10, p2, k10 K3(6) 8

(k1tbl, p2) 1x(2x)

SSK/pass, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p2, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1•k2tog•psso

(P2, k1tbl) 1x(2x)

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